Hong Wai

Shanghai-born artist Hong Wai Hong Wai uses her brush with uncommon skill, mastering the nuances of ink a well as the wash effect. Her works, using live with live models, exude an intimacy rare in Chinese painting. They are both highly feminine and feminist, examples of not just the beauty of the female form but…

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N8 Van Dyke

N8 Van Dyke is a full time art making machine who manipulates any medium to his will, with sheer raw illustrative skill. He has provided his talents for the likes of Burton Snowboards, XBox, PlayStation, various rock bands etc. His work has also graced the covers of magazines all over the world including Taiwan, Australia and…

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Daehyun Kim Returns

Daehyun Kim AKA Moonassi has been featured on December 2010 and on July 2012. His surreal figures and minimalist lines portray a unique interpretation of relationships and interactions between two subjects and the universe at large.

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Yuko Shimizu revisited

Oh Yunko Shimizu, I’d ask you what I have to do to stop loving your work so much, but I just don’t wanna stop. I posted Shimizu’s work on October, 2012, after a double appearance on EK, first way back in 2010 and then on February 2012. Here is a look at some recent boss…

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Anna Dart

Anna Dart is a painter and fashion illustrator currently based out of Barcelona, Spain. Dart’s work are in private collections throughout the world from France, Germany, Spain, Ukraine, Russia, and the USA.

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Gerhard Mayer

Gerhard Mayer is the man when it comes to huge abstract line drawings on gallery walls. Mayer creates highly complex large-scale drawings primarily out of ink that I’m sure would blow your mind if you had the chance to see it in person. Not to mention, Mayer is a multidisciplinary artist who creates other awesome…

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KASSO Pt. 1 of 2

Rikki Kasso returns to EK with a newer works since last feature back in January 2011, which landed him on our TOP 100 of 2011 for the second year in a row. Today, we take a look at Kasso’s sumi ink and illustration pieces in this Part 1 of 2 features. Be sure to catch…

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Wang2Mu (二木 王)

Wang2Mu (二木 王) is an illustrator based out of Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China known for his ballpoint pen pieces. Wang2Mu typically only uses red and blue ink in his highly detailed illustrations, commonly exploring themes of childhood nostalgia, as well as Guangzhou’s domestic culture.

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Nicolas Delort

Black and white illustrations by Paris based artist Nicolas Delort, personify a classic illustrative style and the grandeur of the stories they tell. His somber illustrations have complemented some epic literary gems like American Gods and Harry Potter.

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Apollonia Saintclair’s Ink [NSFW]

The one thing that I love about working for EK is that once in a while, I’ll come across an artist who just creates art for the sake of art without taking themselves or their work too seriously (not to diminish their passion or body of work at all). Apollonia Saintclair creates unadulterated illustrations of…

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SIT part deux

SIT made his first splash on our site on November of 2010. He continues to create representations of the complex relationship between mankind and the animal kingdom using his signature bold technique.

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